Interested in Playing in the Cascade Winds?

Dear potential Cascade Winds Symphonic Band member:

This is message is going out to everyone who has played or would like to play with the Cascade Winds Symphonic Band. The Winds strive for quality, consistency and balance. To that end the Director, Dan Judd, needs to know well in advance what players are interested in performing this term so that he can best achieve that balance and select music to complement those players.

Therefore, please read and respond, if you are interested in playing with the Winds, to the message below. PLEASE NOTE that you need to reply with your intent to play NO LATER THAN 12 days before the first rehearsal (first rehearsal is on Sept. 22, so make sure you let us know that you want to play before Sept. 10). Feel free to pass this e-mail on to potential players with whom you are acquainted

Thank you for your prompt attention,

Jan Tuckerman, President, Cascade Winds Symphonic Band.

Are you interested in performing with the Cascade Winds Symphonic Band? Great! We are a community band, performing under the auspices of Central Oregon Community College. Our goal is to present the most challenging and entertaining wind band literature in a fashion that will thrill our community, challenge our players, and promote the band movement in general.

Membership in the Cascade Winds is based upon:

  • 1) Application to the band President at least 12 days prior to the first rehearsal of the term. [September 10, 2009 for fall term]
  • 2) Individual confirmation that attendance requirements for rehearsal & performance will be met according to band policy. [See rehearsal and concert dates below] It is expected that you attend all rehearsals. Anticipated absence must be approved in advance (before rehearsals begin) by the Director.
  • 3) Director confirmation that individual membership is consistent with group instrumentation and balance needs and performance standards.

Band membership will be distributed via e-mail one week prior to the first rehearsal.  Only those players listed will be included in the first rehearsal.

To apply for membership in this dynamic group, contact band president Jan Tuckerman. [593-1635]

Rehearsals: Tuesday evenings, Summit HS, 7:00-9:30 p.m. starting September 22

EXCEPTIONS: Thursday, October 8 instead of October 6, NO rehearsal November 24,
FINAL rehearsal, Saturday, December 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Concert: Sunday, December 6, 2:00 p.m. Summit High School.